An evaluation of SAARC in the regional development of South Asia

Manoj Srivastava


South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) has been seen as a regional group for the economic and social growth in the South Asia since its formation by South Asian founding nations. There have been various conceptualized goals and objectives for the SAARC. Some of these performed to the satisfaction of group nations whereas there are those one also which could not be achieved despite common understanding and implementation. This paper evaluates the performance of the regional group as to its justification for the social & economics growth driver in the South Asia region.


SAARC, South Asia, economic and social growth in South Asia, Success of SAARC in South Asia.

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